Call for Applications, ASOIU 2017 Summer School in Baku, AzerbaijanCamps 16.03.2017
1) Global Energy security;
The increase of oil’s importance after the Second World War and emergence of the global energy market. Oil crisis of the 1970s bring energy security to the agenda. Increasing geopolitical importance of the oil-rich countries (for example Near East).Energy security in the center of the current geopolitical struggle.
2) The current crisis in oil market and its impact on petrostates (Azerbaijan case);
Various reasons of the current crisis (the U.S.-Russian confrontation; shale oil and gas revolution; the rapid development of alternative energy sources and the increase of their share in energy consumption);
Oil-dependent countries: experience and prospects.
3) Post-oil era: prognosis and vision;
The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.” What awaits oil exporters in the post-oil era, and in which directions do/should they prepare for?
The lectures are combined with excursions to the regions and international companies, which allow for discussions from a more practical perspective.
Language courses and a guided tour to Sheki/Gabala complement the learning.
The aim of the course is to study the current crisis in oil market and its impact on petrostates and to help the students develop a vision for the future.
Students of business administration, economics, engineering, international relations and other related fields
- EUR 650
- DAAD scholarships are available for German students: https://goeast.daad.de/de/25457/index.html
- Students from ASOIU will be exempt from attendance fee.
Students enrolled at German universities can apply for a scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) as part of the Go East Summer Program. The scholarship covers the costs of stay, travel and attendance fee. For more information follow the link
Four students from ASOIU will receive 100% scholarship from the university and be exempt from attendance fee.
- Application Form (download)
- Motivation Letter (max. 1 page)
- Transcript of Records
- Language Certificate (at least B2 English)
- Scanned copy of passport with photo
*Note that all the documents should be in English and in PDF format
Please send the required documents to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Application procedure for both International and Azerbaijani students is the same
Application deadline for international students - 15.05.2017 / azerbaijani students 18.06.2017